The Habur Gate – a dusty two-lane checkpoint – may be one of the best routes out.
Readers write about a cap-and-trade policy for CO2 emissions, why the West shouldn't lecture China about greenhouse-gases, the need for Afghanistan's neighbors to help contain the volatile country, and mandatory service in the US.
Fearful that US failure there could unleash the Taliban and other Islamist insurgencies, Russia may help NATO open a supply line through former Soviet territory.
The militants released a Chinese engineer held hostage for nearly six months ahead of the cease-fire announcement.
Less than two years after introducing mobile banking, M-Pesa has registered one-sixth of the population as customers and moves more than $4 million each day.
The US, Pakistan coordinate troops to prevent militants from fleeing to either side.